ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 30644
Last updated: 24 October 2014
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Date:13-SEP-1986
Time:
Type:Schleicher ASW 19B
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N15FW
C/n / msn: 19406
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Griffin, GA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
THE GLIDER DEPARTED ON AN AERIAL TOW AND WAS RELEASED AT 1700' AGL. INTENTION OF THE FLT WAS AN OUT AND BACK X-COUNTRY. DURING THE FLT THE PLT COULD NOT FIND LIFT AND RADIOED A FRIEND, ALSO IN A GLIDER, THAT HE INTENDED TO LAND AT A SOD STRIP. THE PLT STATED THAT THE LAST THING HE CLEARLY REMEMBERS WAS BEING JUST NORTH OF GRIFFIN. HE DID REMEMBER COMING OVER THE INTENDED LANDING STRIP AND SEEING POWER LINES AND TREES AT ONE END AND TREES ON THE OTHER. HE STATED HE THOUGHT THAT HE WAS DISTRACTED FROM HIS NORMAL APCH PROCEDURES AND ALLOWED THE ACFT TO STALL AND ENTER A SPIN.



Sources:
NTSB Identification: ATL86LA253


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
08-Dec-2009 04:06 DColclasure Updated
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